Titan Has Even More in Common With Earth Than We Thought

Using Cassini images, researchers were able to fully map the moon's surface.

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Is Facebook’s Overhaul Actually Good for You? For Journalism? For Anyone?

We need to have a serious talk. Now.

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Algorithms Are No Better at Predicting Repeat Offenders Than Inexperienced Humans

This is telling.

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How Much Warming Can We Really Expect Once We Stabilize Climate Change?

A new study offers fresh insights.

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As SpaceX and Boeing Jockey to Land on Mars, Other Companies Eye Lunar Exploration

"Our vision is really to expand Earth's economic and social sphere to include the moon."

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Scientists Inch Closer to Detecting Cancers With a Blood Test

Once fully developed, the test could drastically improve early diagnosis.

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Swapping Coal for Wood Is Bad for the Climate, and the EU Is Falling for It

Biofuel sourcing will do more damage in the short-term, a new study confirms.

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An Unlikely New Ally Has Emerged in the Fight Against Pollution in Water

It absorbs up to 74 percent of its dry weight in lead in only 22 hours.

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Accidental Discovery Could Wipe Out One of Bees’ Worst Enemies

Is lithium chloride the answer?

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Global Temperatures Reached New Highs in 2017

According to NASA, last year was the warmest on record without an El Niño boost.

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A New Service Would Make Deep Learning More Accessible to Millions of Coders

"There are an estimated 21 million developers worldwide today. We want to reach out to them all."

January 18, 2018

Robot “Scientist” Helps Discover New Ingredient for Antimalarial Drug

The artificially-intelligent “Eve” found that triclosan, a common toothpaste ingredient, could be effective against malaria.

January 18, 2018

Fracking Is Among the Most Harmful Forms of Energy Production, Study Finds

It's also one of the least sustainable.

January 16, 2018

China Is the New World Leader in Renewable Energy

China is investing tens of billions of dollars in renewable energy around the world.

January 16, 2018

New Report Predicts Renewable Energy Will be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels by 2020

"Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now — overwhelmingly — a smart economic one."

January 16, 2018

Chernobyl Is Being Transformed Into an Immense Renewable Energy Farm

A $1.54 million solar installation is giving Chernobyl a second life.

January 15, 2018

Panasonic’s Grand Plan for a Futuristic Smart City is Taking Shape

Virtual guardrails and self-driving buses are making this city's roads "smart."

January 14, 2018

Denver’s High-Speed Transportation System Will Drastically Cut Commute Time

It's going to rival the hyperloop.

January 13, 2018

Rising Clouds Could Spell Disaster for the World’s Tropical Forests

Climate change threatens to remove the clouds from cloud forests.

January 13, 2018

Leaked Draft of Landmark Climate Change Report Pours Cold Water on 1.5°C Goal

The ambitious limit could be exceeded well before 2050.

January 13, 2018

Climate Change Is Acidifying Our Lakes and Rivers the Same Way It Does With Oceans

This is not just a problem in the ocean.

January 12, 2018
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